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Jonny Sun in Conversation With Samantha Irby

Livestream Reading: Jacqueline Keeler

An Evening with Elaine Weiss


Reach Out and Read Oregon: Reading, Relationships, and Resiliency

Livestream Reading: Jutta Donath

Michelle Zauner in Conversation With Ben Gibbard

Submission Deadline: The Gravity of the Thing: Spring 2021

Looking Back to Look Forward: A Daily Writing Practice

Oregon Book Awards Show: The Archive Project

Oprah Winfrey and Bruce D. Perry, MD, PhD in Conversation With Arianna Davis (Ticketed Virtual Event)

Kristin Hersh in Conversation With John Doe

Books Around the Corner: Remote Writers Group

Suzanne Simard in Conversation With Aaron Scott

Write A Book: Fiction & Creative Nonfiction Workshop

Feminist book circle: The Revolution Question

Wordplay Festival: West x Midwest Present Alison Bechdel in Conversation with Cheryl Strayed

Larissa Pham in Conversation With Mary H.K. Choi

Coffee Talk #22


Book Launch: “Don’t Be Sad When I’m Gone” by Beatriz Dujovne

POST Launch and Release Party


Whitney Otto, Art for the Ladylike

Gregory Gourdet in Conversation With Michelle Tam

Oregon Historical Society’s Mark O. Hatfield Lecture Series: Jon Meacham

Article Club

Writing Breakage: The Collage Essay

Feminist book circle: The Revolution Question

Incite: Queer Writers Read

Joseph Fink & Meg Bashwiner in Conversation With Symphony Sanders

Airlie Press May Mixer Reading & Fundraiser

Five Oaks Museum Showcase

I Am My Story: Voices of Hope

Craft Conversations: Place: Setting Down Roots

Attic Institute: APPS DUE: May 16: Atheneum Master Writing Program for 2021-2022

May BIPOC Writer Workshop

Bodecker Foundation Workshops for High School Students – Summer Registration Opens

Talking Back: Writing in Conversation with Other Texts


A Conversation with Author Sarah Federman

Virtual Event: Living in Global Community, A Conversation with Katherina Audley & Lucas Spiegel


Queer Bodies/Queer Forms: Leaving Behind the Retrograde w/ Cooper Lee Bombardier

Application Deadline: Tin House Fall Residency: YA


Jonathan Taplin in Conversation With Robbie Robertson

Oregon Historical Society: Rethinking American Grand Strategy

Daniel Barbarisi in Conversation With Jason Gay


Cirro-numinous Presents: CIRRO-NUMINOUS SALON: THE MASK


SPRING Online: Craft of Memoir w Brian Benson FULL — WAIT LIST ONLY

Remote Writers Group

Education: Book & Film Circle, May 2021

One Page Wednesday: June

Write A Book: Fiction & Creative Nonfiction Workshop

HOCUS: Submissions Open!

Write Around Portland: Bi-Weekly Online Writing Workshop

Coffee Talk #23

HOCUS: Submissions Open!

HOCUS: Submissions Open!

Craft Conversations: Character


HOCUS: Submissions Open!

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